Presented by: Julie Savaria, M.Sc., MBA, President, Bindia Savaria Consulting

Date: September 22 - 23, 2021 (Two Days)
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Location: Online
Credits: Six National Education Credits; Core Competency = Human and Professional Resources

Upon successful completion of the course, CSCM members will receive one CMI Attendance Credit. To successfully complete the course, participants must be present for the full session and pass a test with at least 70% grade. Regardless of passing, participants will be awarded six National Education Credits.

Presentation Description
Participants of this two-day, six-hour program will gain a better understanding of what is equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and how it affects their role as leaders in their clubs. By creating a solid foundational knowledge around the concepts of EDI, including the best practices for an inclusive and equitable workplace, participants will develop the skills to work towards inclusive leadership. A pre-event survey will be sent out to course registrants to help address questions and issues.

Learning Objectives
1. Solidify the foundational knowledge around the concepts of equity, diversity and inclusion.
2. Be supported in your journey towards inclusive leadership.
3. Understand and implement best inclusive and equitable practices in the workplace.

Key Messages
1. Recognize the concepts of justice, equitable, diversity and inclusion and their impact.
2. How to lead inclusively and create a more inclusive environment.

Workshop Structure

1. Embrace the Uncomfortable
        a. Identity and self-threat
        b. Why does equity, diversity and inclusion matter?

2. Speaking EDI
        a. Let’s define
               i. Diversity
               ii. Inclusion
               iii. Equity
        b. Where does EDI show up in your workplace?

3. Unpacking your privilege
        a. Privilege and its impact on you and your organization
        b. Intersectionality, a multi-faceted approach

4. Impact of non-equitable practices in the workplace
        a. How does it show?
        b. What can you do when it shows up?
        c. What can your organization do when it shows up?

5. How to have hard conversations about equity, diversity and inclusion
        a. The anatomy of hard conversations
        b. Your brain during hard conversations
        c. Intentions vs impact
        d. Dehumanizing approaches

6. Allyship and leadership
        a. Different types of allies
        b. Things that are not allyship
        c. What does allyship mean?

7. Inclusive leadership: the new superpower
        a. What is inclusive leadership?
        b. Eight best practices

8. What to do next
        a. Where to begin
        b. Learning journey
        c. Commitment


CSCM MEMBER - CMI Advance Registration (Until August 30, 2021) $595.00
CSCM MEMBER - CMI Regular Registration (After August 30, 2021) $695.00
NON-MEMBER - CMI Regular Registration $795.00


***The last day to register for the CMI Course is September 17, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET.***

Cancellations must be received, in writing, by no later than September 8, 2021. Cancellations received by this time will be refunded the registration fee less a $75.00 (plus applicable tax) administration fee.  Cancellations received after September 8, 2021 cannot be refunded.

Please note that a separate fee is required to register for the 2021 National Conference on October 2 - 6, 2021.

Course Instructor 

Julie Savaria, M.Sc., MBA, President, Bindia Savaria Consulting

Originally a biochemist by training, Julie completed an MBA degree from McGill University, specializing in strategy and global leadership. During her MBA studies, she deepened her expertise in social impact and human-centered design thinking, while recognizing the potential of the public, private and social sector working together to contribute to sustainable and relevant solutions. Julie worked for Fortune 500 companies, public institutions as well as forward-thinking companies, such as B Corporations. She founded Bindia Savaria Consulting to help organizations start, deepen or establish their JEDI (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) initiatives, with a strategic mindset and a transformative approach. She is also the co-chair of the B Local Québec chapter, with a focus on collective impact and activism.